Big news came from the Flint center in Cupertino, CA. Apple finally launched their much awaited smartphone, iPhone 6 at their big event which held on September 9 at Flint center. Along with the iPhone 6, Apple also launched the iPhone 6 Plus, which is a bigger iPhone 6 variant and the much awaited Apple Watch.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is thinner, larger and better than previous iPhones. The edges are curved and the back is metallic with the evergreen Apple logo, camera lens and flash placed on the top. The phone looks amazing with a refreshed design. The Volume rockers and power button is moved to the left side with the silent switch.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus features a next generation Retina HD Display and have over 1 million and over 2 million pixels respectively. The iPhone 6 features an 8 Megapixel iSight camera with f/2.2 aperture and Focus Pixel technology which helps the camera to focus faster and better. The iPhone 6 camera can take better low light photos and can capture stunning shots. The burst mode in the iPhone 6 can detect smiles and blinks and then recommend the best picture. iPhone 6 uses optical image stabalization which captures stunning shots without any blurry and shakey pictures.
Apple iPhone 6 is also good a video capturing as it packs an Apple designed video-encoder, the video features in iPhone 6 include the Cinematic Video stabalization, beautiful Time lapse video recording, continuous auto-focus in videos etc.
And yeah! it can take burst selfies too, which means you can capture multiple selfies and then choose the best. Also iPhone 6 can take single shot HDR photos.
The iPhone 6 is powered by the Apple designed A8 chip which is 25 percent faster with processing and 50 percent faster in graphics processing.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus comes with iOS 8 out of the box which brings tons of new features on it. Now you can Add voice, video and location to any message. The iOS 8 keyboard learns conversation style and helps predict text. iOS 8 also comes with a Fitness app which will help you generate fitness data and will also measure steps and flights of stairs climbed.
The iPhone 6 has an inbuilt barometer which measures the air-pressure and determines the elevation. A great new features for climbers.
I will write a follow up post on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus with technical specifications and features.
Apple finally revealed the much awaited Apple Watch, it comes with a Digital Crown which helps you magnify the content on a small display. With Digital Crown, you can scroll, zoom and navigate the Apple Watch without covering the display with your hands. Apple Watch comes with a flexible Retina Display, it is laminated to a single sapphire crystal which is one of the hardest transparent material. It consists of Infrared and visible light LED's with photo-sensors which detects the pulse rate. The Apple Watch comes with different faces and straps. The Apple Watch requires iPhone and will work on iphone 5, 5c, 5S, 6 and 6 Plus.
more on the Apple Watch soon.
Pricing & Availability
The iPhone 6 will be available for Pre-Order on 12-September-2014 and the price for the 16GB unit will be $199, 64GB will be $299 and 128GB will be $399 with a two-year contract. iPhone 6 Plus price for 16GB will be $299, 64GB will be $399 and 128GB will be $499 with two-year contract.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available on September 19 in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, France and Australia.
The Apple Watch will come at a price of $349 and will be available early next year.
So this was the new surprise from Apple today, the iPhone 6 surely looks like a winner for the Apple fans and the iPhone 6 Plus is irresistible. We will keep bringing more about the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus and Apple Watch in the upcoming days, till then stay tuned.
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Photos Source: Apple Live Blog
Photos Source: Apple Live Blog